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THE BAMBOO CINEMA Senior Capstone Exhibit experience on the history of Asian representation in film and its affects on societal views of Asian Americans. Overall goal was to encourage film-goers to be more socially aware consumers, and inspire future writers and producers to create more diverse work. Includes several exhibit displays, interactive kiosks, and an infographic piece meant to be handed out at the end of the exhibit.

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INFOGRAPHIC TAKE AWAY

NERDY ASIAN Han, Two Broke Girls (2011)

‘ENGRISH’ SPEAKER

MARTIAL ARTS MASTER

DRAGON LADY

HAIRSTREAK PERSONALITY

CHINA DOLL

Mr.Yunioshi, Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)

Lee, Enter The Dragon (1973)

General Fang, Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

Yukio, Deadpool 2 (2018)

Knives Chau, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

AVOID THESE TROPES Tropes and stereotypes are prevalent across multiple films. Just Asian stereotypes alone could take up a whole page. Instead of listing every single one, here is a collection of the most common tropes still used today. If you want to know what not to do, watch the movies and shows referenced. Above average intelligence Socially awkward Unmasculine Rarely a love interest

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This guide should only be treated as a starting point. Do not rely on this guide alone! If you want to write truly great Asian characters, the best way is to get to know individuals with Asian backgrounds and hear their perspectives. You will quickly realize that positive diversity is just that - diverse.

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Oftentimes, the biggest barrier in finding well written Asian characters in film starts with a writer’s personal barriers. If one does not come from a similar background to the character they are writing, misrepresentation occurs simply from a lack of knowledge. This can lead to stereotypically written, or bland characters. Alternatively, a writer who is aware of their lack of knowledge may avoid writing diverse characters altogether to avoid misrepresentation. But, fear not writers! This guide will not only teach you why diversity is necessary, but provides resources to write more diverse, well-rounded Asian characters.

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WHAT POSITIVE REPRESENTATION LOOKS LIKE “Lana Condor inspires me because she's breaking all kinds of barriers on who a leading lady can be. Asians are always the sidekicks to the main character (usually someone white) and it's so refreshing to see

59% 80% 49% of respondents say if a show portrays harmful stereotypes of Asian POC they won’t watch it. [3]

of audience members want to change the state of diversity in Media and Entertainment.[2]

of audience members feel positively about the film industry’s current progress.[2]

Submissive and naive Helpless and obedient Feminine and cute, but not overtly attractive

AVOID THESE DESCRIPTORS Below is a list of adjectives and phrases you’ll want to avoid when fleshing out the details of your character. It may seem a daunting task to avoid every single one, but understand that many of these descriptors have certain connotations behind them that can come off as offensive. Keep in mind that terms related to the descriptors should be avoided as well. Refer back to the “Avoid These Tropes” section for a clearer understanding of why some of these descriptors can be seen as poor representation.

representation in a lead role. Lucy Liu, Awkwafina, Jamie Chung... Leading ladies to look up to matter and unfortunately I can't

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make a lot because there aren't a lot.” [3] Katie Irwin, 23

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[1] “Hollywood Diversity Report 2018." UCLA College. (2018): Web. 28 April. 2020. [2] "O’Connor, Tonia “UCI’s Storytelling Unbound Research Study 2017." Univision Communications Inc. (2017): Web. 28

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“Dragon Lady.” TV Tropes, tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/DragonLady. “Stereotypes of East Asians in the United States.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 21 Apr. 2020, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stereotypes_of_East_Asians_in_the_United_States. Torres, Alyssa. “Dear Hollywood: Asian Women Don't Need Colorful Highlights To Be Interesting.” HuffPost, HuffPost, 26 Oct. 2016, www.huffpost.com/entry/colored-streaks-on-asian-women-the-damaging-trope_b_580a54f5e4b0b1bd89fdb1b8.

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LA ROCHE SEMESTER IN ROME Social Media Campaign Collaborative project to develop a brand and social media presence for La Roche's Semester In Rome program. Focused on the Social Media side of the project. Design elements inspired by the architecture in Rome and La Roche's personal brand. Collaborative project with Jaina Warren, Olivia Bence, Adam Greb, Madalyn Kozik, Samantha Terry, and Hunter Kira.

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La Roche Study Abroad | Digital Media


TWILIGHT ZONE Opening Credits Opening credits for the original 1959 Twilight Zone series. Animation put together in After Effects, with personal illustrations inspired by the works of Saul Bass. Features two parts: the first half dedicated solely to the credits, and the second half accompanied by Rod Serling's original narration introducing the series.

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Twilight Zone | Digital Media


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ALL THINGS EAMES Book Layout Coffee table sized book on the life and works of Charles and Ray Eames. Inspired by the two designer's love for creativity and their playful natures. Incorporated various patterns and marks found in their design work.

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All Things Eames

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10 Introducing Charles Eames and the Lovely Ray Eames

10 Film Frenzy

36 Money Makers

12 Functioning Decoration

38 Sexism By Design

12 Genius? Nothing – We Just Worked Harder.

14 The Functionalists & The Machine

40 The End of an Era

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Chapter 00

In Eero Saarinen and in Ray, Charles Eames found empathetic and immensely talented collaborators. The furniture he designed with Saarinen certainly proved seminal to the later work of the Eames Office, but it was with Ray that Charles and Ray Eames produced some of the most visually interesting and technologically adventurous furniture of the mid twentieth century. For every designer who was influenced by the Eameses in terms of style, there were others who drew strength from their commitments to design as a problem-solving exercise, to quality at every level, and to engagement with a wide range of activities, issues, and commercial contexts. They became well known as designers and communicators in the United States, in Western Europe, in Japan, and in India. After World War II Japan paid great attention to American design, and from the early 1950s on the Eameses’ work was publicized there by Torao “Tiger” Saito of Japan Today.6 In India they became near-celebrities after the release of the Eames Report, which considered the question of design in modern India in relation to small industries and the “rapid deterioration in the design and quality of consumer goods.”7 Insofar as this report led to the establishment of the National Institute of Design, the Eameses had a direct impact on design education in India. 8 Their indirect influence was felt in many countries through design teachers who took them and their methods as models.

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The Eameses’ special way of designing and looking at things— their lens, if you like—came from Ray as much as from Charles.

In their passion to convey their enthusiasm to others, the Eameses “shaped not only things but the way people think about things.”4 Their films, exhibitions, and multiscreen presentations show them to have been at the forefront of new thinking about the most effective and pleasurable ways of communicating knowledge to large numbers of people. Their exhibitions and multiple-image shows, in particular, reached large and largely appreciative audiences. Their design work was respected by the cognoscenti and, at the same time, popular in the sense of being seen, used, enjoyed, and admired by many. In this they achieved the modernist designer’s dream of enriching the lives of ordinary people with quality objects produced by means of the most upto-date technology.

Universally Known

Much of the Eameses’ work stands in the best tradition of the design reform movement (which argued for making high-quality everyday objects available at reasonable prices), and also in the best tradition of modernism (which, from the 1920s on, offered a vision of harnessing new technologies, industrial production, and relevant design to the service of humankind). Charles and Ray Eames belonged to a generation of designers who, before, during, and immediately after World War II, were determined to make the world a better place in which to live but were not wedded to a narrow or solely stylistic definition of modernism. Without ever losing sight of their serious objectives, the Eameses brought to their products a lightness of spirit that, to a degree, disguised their commitment and dedication. Their furniture, their films, and their exhibitions delighted the eye, the mind, and the spirit; they also worked well together.

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Chapter 2

Innovation At A Reasonable Price

The Eameses’ work was often innovative, although they always insisted that designers should innovate only as a last resort.’1 They reveled in the particular constraints of specific briefs and in the rationalistic search for the best possible solution to the problem at hand, yet they produced work that has been described as poetic. If, as Frank Lloyd Wright said, the poetry of architecture is that which touches the heart,2 then it is not difficult to understand why Paul Schrader and others have referred to the work of the Eameses in that way.3 It was not simply their liberal use of hearts and flowers, their direct appeal to what they perceived as universal truths and the inner humanity of people the world over, or even the power of their ideas and the exquisiteness and affectivity of their compositions and imagery that made many of their products so memo¬rable; as in a symphony, the whole was much more than the sum of the parts.

1. Charles Eames/Virginia Stith, 1977. 2. Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography (London, 1977), p. 362. 3. Paul Schrader, “Poetry of ideas,” Film Quarterly, spring 1970, p. 10. See also Blueprints for Modern Living, p. 52. 6. Ray Eames and Elaine Sewell Jones, interviews with Pat Kirkham, 1983 and 1991 respectively. 7. Eames Report, 1958. 8. Charles last visited India in January 1978, shortly before his death, and spoke to staff and students at the NID. Ray last visited the NID in December 1987, when she presented the first Charles Eames Award.

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Sexism By Design Contemporaries greatly admired their breadth of vision. Besides working in a variety of media and being interested in a wide range of topics, they cared about ideas as well as visuals. Paul Schrader saw the Eames Office as a renaissance workshop; others used similar terms. Charles was, and is, often described as a “Renaissance man” and likened to Leonardo da Vinci.32 Buckminster Fuller touched on both the Eameses’ belief in the parallels between science and art and their particular and unique ways of seeing things when he noted that “a really great scientist is an artist. Charles is an artist-scientist. He has a beautiful lens.”33 Fuller was correct, but his viewpoint was partial. The Eameses’ special way of designing and looking at things— their lens, if you like—came from Ray as much as from Charles. At the end of the day it was often her “special touch” that determined the final visual form of a chair, an exhibition, a film set, or an arrangement of objects. In the words of the Neuharts, it was Ray who so often made the difference between “good, very good” and “Eames:’34 There is no doubt that some people, at the time and since, undervalued Ray’s contribution to the partnership. Few were as crudely sexist as the British Society of Industrial Artists and Designers, which, when it awarded Charles its design medal in 1967, presented Ray with a red nose.

32. Eames Celebration; Julius Shulman/Kirkham, 1993. Shulman told me that he thought Charles Eames to be one of the greatest minds ever—possibly as great as Leonardo da Vinci, a biography of whom he was currently reading. He stated that as he read he was constantly reminded of Charles Eames and his extraordinary breadth of vision. 33. Buckminster Fuller, Eames Celebration. 34. Eames Design, p. 149.

4. Walter McQuade, “Charles Eames isn’t resting on his chair,” Fortune, February 1975, p. 98.

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NANCY DREW SERIES Book Cover Redesign Redesign of the first three original Nancy Drew books. Monochromatic photo illustrations put together in photoshop and inspired by collage work during early design explorations.

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Show Offs! The La Roche Graphic & Interior Design Senior Portfolio Show

Meet your next new talent! Our Graphic and Interior Design grads have just completed four years of rigorous training, with skills in the latest industry software and trends. With methodologies, design thinking, and thorough processes, a La Roche design education makes grads who are sought out as outstanding employees, ready to take on any company’s creative challenges with beautiful and effective solutions. The Portfolio Show provides the opportunity to see what they’ve been up to creatively, meet face-to-face, collect resumes/samples sheets, and even conduct mini interviews, should your company be looking to hire.

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SHOW OFFS! Senior Design Show

The show is an exciting celebration of tremendous creative effort. Meet, greet, and share a toast to honor students’ commitment to the craft of design. Or just learn more about what goes on inside our program!

Current and Prospective Students & Parents

Put yourself in their shoes! This show provides the ideal opportunity for current and prospective students to imagine themselves as successful grads with full portfolios of design excellence. Our educators and curriculum insist upon the rigor it takes to build a competitive edge in preparation for an equally competitive industry.

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Reconnect with your alma matter, reflect back to when you were starting out, and offer support and encouragement to those who are just beginning new design careers.

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Our AIGA student group will hold a pop-up market of design items to benefit their goals for the 2019/2020 year. Items for sale: art and design prints, post cards, stickers, and more.

May 9, 2019 • 5 to 8pm Cantellops Art Gallery, La Roche University Meet your next new talent, celebrate student success, reconnect with alum, and toast a new generation of stellar design pros.

Design by La Roche juniors, Adam Greb and Nicole Suchin

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Morgan Meinert / Athena Russo / Brandy Gibbons / Carly Rothbauer / Deanna Prischak / Annie Tran / Abigail Doyle / Carley Abbio / Faiza Amir / Ricki Conrad / Cameron Haid / Dylan Kisic / Sang Eun Lee / Renea Schoedel / Ryan Sargent / La Tasha Tanner

Collateral for the La Roche Design Divison's Senior Show in 2019. Teamed up with another student to develop a brand, as well as various print materials and digital content for the show. Collaborative project with Adam Greb.

Join us for our Annual Graphic and Interior Design Senior Portfolio Show—One Night Only! May 9, 2019 • 5 to 8pm Cantellops Art Gallery, La Roche

Plus a Pop-Up Market Our AIGA student group will hold a pop-up market of design items to benefit their goals for the 2019/2020 year. Items for sale: art and design prints, post cards, stickers, and more.

Who will be there: Design Agencies & Firms Family Friends The General Public Current & Prospective Students Parents Alumni

More info: designatlaroche.com/seniorportfolioshow

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YO: KAISEKI RESTAURANT Restaurant Brand High-end Japanese restaurant brand based on a traditional style of dining called Kaiseki. Inspired by the cultural symbols that represent the seasons in Japan, as Kaiseki dining utilizes seasonal and local flavors in its dishes. Along with the menu options, the design is intended to change each season.

Yo: Kaiseki Restaurant | Collateral


Yo: Kaiseki Restaurant | Collateral


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HELLO BISTRO Sustainable Packaging Innovative sustainable packaging design for Hello Bistro’s carry-out containers. Added illustrative elements to the company’s existing brand identity throughout the design. Separate containers allow variation in their arrangement based on what is bought together.

Hello Bistro | Packaging


Early dieline prototyping.

Hello Bistro | Packaging


ENTRÉE SAUCES

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Modular design allows for containers to be arranged as needed.

Hello Bistro | Packaging


FANTA SEA: TROPICAL EXCURSION Beverage Line Packaging designs for a line of tropical inspired sodas by Fanta. Each bottle features a different tropical fruit, and a photo of the tropics hidden inside once the drink is finished. Comes in a carrier that showcases each bottles' individual design.

Fanta Sea: Tropical Excursion | Packaging


Fanta Sea: Tropical Excursion | Packaging


C O RPOR A TE

Jamie Brighton Software Developer jbrighton@sensi.com

SENSI Corporate Brand

45 Shipley Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15229

412–555–1347

info@sensi.com

45 Shipley Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15229 www.sensi.com

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Brand design for a unique Virtual Reality gaming experience that is based around the five senses. The brand merges gaming and socializing by creating an environment where friends can play VR games together. Each section of the arcade provides different VR games that focus on one of the five senses.

45 Shipley Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Collaborative project with Samantha Terry.

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AQUA WORLD Logo Redesign Four logo redesigns for the local pet store, Aqua World. Went through an extensive study of different logo forms. Final mark was chosen for its clarity and flexibility. Research booklet designed to accompany the mark and explain its use.

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CELLHELMET TM 2019 CATALOG Layout design featuring all of cellhelmet's products. Handed out to potential sales partners for the company. Collaborated with the company's photographer to produce lifestyle imagery featuring highlighted products. Collaborative project with Cameron Bartkus and Kimberly Roller.

cellhelmetTM 2019 Catalog | Internship


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cellhelmet offers various charging solutions specific to Apple products, from the classic iPhone to iPads or their patented Apple watch. What makes these products specific to Apple is their MFi Apple certifications. Apple’s MFi Program verifies third-party hardware accessories, such as cellhelmet, that use Apple’s MFi licensed technology. This means that our line of Apple charging solutions are authentic and safe to use with your device.

3ft $24.99 MSRP CABLE-F-LIGHT-3-W

6ft $29.99 MSRP CABLE-F-LIGHT-6-W

10ft $34.99 MSRP CABLE-R-LIGHT-10-W

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Flat USB-A to LightningTM Cable

Flat USB-C to LightningTM Cable

Our USB-A to Lightning cables feature a flat design that helps to keep it tangle-free for everyday use and are reinforced at the most common breakpoints. These cables are available in either a 3ft or a 6ft length.

Pairs perfectly with your Apple device and one of our PD chargers. These cables are available in either a 3ft or a 6ft length.

Round USB-A to LightningTM Cable

Round USB-C to LightningTM Cable

Our 10ft cable ensures that you reach any far away outlet. The round cable features a reliable, heavy duty design and is covered by cellhelmet’s Lifetime Warranty.

Go the distance with cellhelmet’s 10ft LightningTM charging cable, designed to match our selection of PD chargers.

TM

3ft $24.99 MSRP CHPACA003F

6ft $29.99 MSRP CHPACA006F

10ft 3ft $34.99 MSRP CHPACA010R

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cellhelmetTM 2019 Catalog | Internship


TACKBACKS Packaging & Product Design Collaborated with the cellhelmetTM Marketing Team to develop preliminary packaging and designs for a new product called TackBacks. Illustrated over 40 unqiue patterns and designs to be put on the product itself. All designs are conceptual at present.

TackBacks | Internship


TackBacks | Internship


ILLUSTRATION


INVITATION TO HER'S Album Cover Redesign of the album Invitation To Her's by the band Her's. Inspired by the romantic and dreamy sound of the album. Utilized a cool toned color palette and thick linework to evoke a retro, comic book feeling.

Invitation To Her's | Illustration


UMBRELLAS UP Editorial Illustration Inspired by Act One: The Cursed Generation for the podcast series Umbrellas Up. Illustrations reflect the contrasting attitudes between students and adults during the Hong Kong protests that began in 2019. Colors and symbols aimed to reflect the resistance in young adults against communist China, versus the acceptance amongst the older generation.

Umbrellas Up | Illustration


RUMPELSTILTSKIN Story Book Selection of scenes from the classic Grimm's Fairy Tale Rumpelstiltskin. Traditional pen and ink illustrations with gold paint accents. Hand drawn drop caps incorporated into the text which was taken from the original story.

Rumpelstiltskin | Illustration


Rumplestiltskin | Illustration


MRS. SZALLI Graphic Memoir Short graphic memoir honoring my childhood piano teacher, Mrs. Szalli who passed away in 2009. Used a sepia tone palette, to reflect the bittersweet memory.

Mrs.Szalli | Illustration


Mrs.Szalli | Illustration


YOKAI MASKS Trading Cards Three trading cards featuring The Three Most Evil Yokai of Japan. Each illustration focuses on a different mask associated in Japanese culture with the individual spirits. Symbols, colors, and clothing styles meant to reflect Japanese history.

CARD BACKING

Yokai Masks | Illustration


Yokai Masks | Illustration


PRIMARIES A Series Personal project that is loosely inspired by the works of Coles Phillips' Fade Away Girls. Minimal use of blending and texture to reflect a more graphic style. Each character reflects a different attitude, style, and posture to suit their color.

Primaries | Illustration


PORTRAIT SKETCHES Personal Interest In my free time I enjoy doing sketches of portraits I will find online. I have large collections of reference photos I hold onto just so I can do portrait studies like these. Sometimes I will leave them as pencil drawings, other times I go back and outline and ink them.

Portrait Sketches | Illustration


CONTACT (412) 651-5880 nicolesuchin.com nicolesuchin@gmail.com

Profile for Nicole Suchin

Nicole Suchin Portfolio  

Graphic Design and Illustration portfolio by Nicole Suchin. Majority of projects completed for degree at La Roche University. Graduated in M...

Nicole Suchin Portfolio  

Graphic Design and Illustration portfolio by Nicole Suchin. Majority of projects completed for degree at La Roche University. Graduated in M...

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